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G. Nardi. Ebony, Pearl, Coral, Garnet & Gold Blackamoor Brooch. Italy. Circa 1950's. photo by Nadine Krakov Collection

Carved ebony, garnet, pearl, coral, 18k yellow & white gold. height: 2.25" - depth: 0.75" - width/length: 1.5" - weight: 23.2 grams. Price $8,900 

Fantastic tastefully encrusted Blackamoor pin created by NARDI, a Venetian jeweler famous for his blackamoor brooches depicting the head and shoulders of a turbaned Moor of Venice. Giulio Nardi, the Nardi’s founder began creating blackamoors in the early 20's and they became very popular in the late 1920’s - early 1930’s. The Nardi's blackamoors are highly collectible. The piece comes in the original Nardi's box.

Nadine Krakov Collection. 191 S. Beverly Drive Beverly Hills, CA, 90212. Phone: 310 860 9991 - E-Mail: info@nadinek.com